Google’s obviously titled virtual personal assistant ‘Google Assistant’ was first introduced in May 2016 as unique selling proposition for Google Pixel. But earlier this year after I/O conference 2017, it was made available for other...Show More Summary
Google Assistant is a virtual personal assistant introduced by Google at the developer conference in May 2016. Be it playing videos or checking the easiest route to beat the traffic, Google Assistant can do it all. Earlier Google Assistant was available for Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones. Show More Summary
This story was delivered to BI Intelligence Apps and Platforms Briefing subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Google Assistant is six times more likely to answer a user’s question than Amazon Alexa is, according...Show More Summary
Amazon Alexa is a great virtual assistant, but she isn’t available on most every Android device like Google Assistant is. The Huawei Mate 9 and HTC U11 are the [...]
At the third annual Lenovo Tech World innovation summit, Lenovo unveiled some concept products from its R&D labs. One of them was CAVA, a virtual assistant to take on Cortana, Siri, Alexa, Google Assistant and others. Lenovo mentioned...Show More Summary
Earlier this month, we heard about Samsung’s plans to create a smart speaker that would feature its Bixby voice assistant and take on Amazon Echo, Google Home et al. Now, The Korea Herald reports from the company’s home country that the project is being shelved because Samsung doesn’t believe there’s enough money in it. Show More Summary
The difference between Bixby and Google Assistant or Siri is that Bixby can actually interact with your phone. You can ask it to do pretty much anything you can do.
Earlier this month, a report surfaced that said Samsung was going to launch its own smart speaker that would run the Bixby digital personal assistant. The reason behind this device’s creation is that companies like Amazon and Google already had their smart speakers out in the market, each of which has [...]
Samsung’s plan to conquer Siri, Alexa and Google Assistant moves talking AIs in an ambitious new direction. Too bad Bixby under-delivers in its debut in the Galaxy S8, writes Geoffrey A. Fowler.
Samsung's answer to the Google Assistant, Siri, and Alexa is rollout out now.
Google is still the dominant search engine out there, but the future isn’t necessarily bright. Voice assistants that aren’t powered by Google tech are getting more and more popular with users, and they could one day completely replace our need to google for information. Show More Summary
More than four years after the launch of Google Now, the company has fully dissolved its AI assistant into the DNA of many of its core product offerings. Nowhere is this impact more evident than in search, where Google has significantly...Show More Summary
Google Assistant doesn’t appear to be a big hit with iPhone owners. The iOS version of Google’s voice assistant has been downloaded a total of 300,000 times since launching two months ago, according to data from analytics firm App Annie...Show More Summary
It’s no secret that attracting top talent is a key driver of business success. But whether you’re looking to recruit a business analyst, bring on an assistant or hire an experienced auto mechanic, building the right teams with the right talent takes time and money. Show More Summary
If you own an HTC U11 and prefer Amazon‘s Alexa to Google Assistant, the day of days is here. The HTC U11 officially supports Amazon Alexa, and not simply in text form. The digital personal assistant fully supports voice input, so U11 owners just need to say “Alexa” to get the assistant to [...]
As promised, HTC has pushed out an Alexa app for its HTC U11 smartphone, marking the first time that Amazon's smart digital assistant is available on phones as a fully fledged rival to the likes of Google Assistant and Siri... Continue...Show More Summary
HTC triples up on its artificial intelligence offering. The HTC U11 launched in June with Google Assistant as its primary artificial intelligence service, though the promise was that at a later date we'd receive Amazon Alexa as a secondary choice. Show More Summary
You can get a lot done in 24 hours. And with your Google Assistant—on your Google Home, eligible Android phones, iPhone, Google Allo and Android Wear—you can do even more. Here are 24 ways your Assistant can help you get more done this...Show More Summary
Whether you already own one or have thought about it, you probably know Google Home ($129) is one of those popular voice-activated personal assistants for the home.
Amazon’s virtual assistant is caught between Apple-like privacy safeguards and Google-style openness. Devices like Amazon Echo could someday turn into a treasure trove for developers that make voice assistant skills, but first companies have to figure out where they draw the line when it comes to weighing data sharing against consumer privacy. Read Full Story